Ian Morrison

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BigDL: Distributed Deep Learning on Apache Spark

What is BigDL?<p>BigDL is a distributed deep learning library for Apache Spark; with BigDL, users can write their deep learning applications as standard …

UFC's Dana White: 'I don't know if Holly really knows what she lost'

UFC president Dana White never liked the idea of Holly Holm taking a fight before a potential rematch against Ronda Rousey.<p>White's concern played out …

‘Organs-on-chips’ go mainstream

Drug companies put in vitro systems through their paces.<p>Researchers who are developing miniature models of human organs on plastic chips have touted …

Biotechnology

What It's Like Living in the Coldest Town on Earth

It gets down to well below zero in Oymyakon, Russia, long known as the coldest inhabited place on Earth. If that kind of climate is hard to wrap your …

The blockchain story is bullshit • Geoffrey Woo

Performance argument aside, blockchain’s egalitarian story breaks down in practice. A blockchain-based system rewards people who provide processing …

Blockchain

See: The Fab Four's First US Visit

Manifesto for Half-Arsed Agile Software Development

Individuals and interactions over processes and tools<p>and we have mandatory processes and tools to control how those<br>individuals (we prefer the term …

Project Management

Engineering Managers Should Code 30% of Their Time

No software engineering manager at a tech company should spend less than 30% of his or her time coding. Whether managing a team, a division, or all …

Time traveling photographer adds herself into her childhood pictures

Genius. Photographer Chino Otsuka has discovered the art of time travel. Instead of exploiting a whole in the Space-time continuum to time travel, …

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition review (Haswell, late 2013 model)

Please note: I've updated this review in several spots and have highlighted these updates like this. Please also check out the comments-section …

Deadly conformity is killing our creativity. Let's mess about more

I began to notice the creativity of the manager of the Pret a Manger coffee shop, close to where I live, after he showed extraordinary kindness to a woman with Down's syndrome in her 20s. Well, maybe it wasn't that remarkable, but it was certainly natural and spontaneous and beautifully done.<p>Having …

Young Photographer Highlights The Every-Day Racism That Many Of Us Don’t See

Today’s fight against racism is not as much a large-scale fight against overt and symbolic foes like Nazis or the KKK as it is an every-day fight …

Rights & Freedoms

ViewVC Repository Listing

The Wolfram Language and Mathematica on Raspberry Pi, for free - Raspberry Pi

One of the best things about working on Raspberry Pi has been the opportunity to meet groups of people who are trying to bring about the same sort of …

Unnecessary Surgeries? You Bet! Doctors Treat Patients as ATMs; US Healthcare System Explained in Six Succinct Points

There is little to no incentive in the healthcare industry to hold down costs. Worse yet, the rewards for performing unnecessary surgeries is huge, …

Atomic Samba

The Untold History of Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The pumpkin spice latte, Starbucks’ most iconic and popular seasonal drink, almost didn’t happen. “A …

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

Mauritius

UTF-8 – “The most elegant hack”

While it may not look like much, the image above is a piece of the original email where [Ken Thompson] described what would become the implementation …

Math matters: how big data is building the future of everything

To speed up innovation, scientists are sequencing 'the materials genome'<p>New materials lead to new innovations. Gorilla Glass is a big selling point for smartphones. Kevlar saves lives and has worked its way into consumer products. Lithium-ion batteries have enabled a host of energy-storage …

Uru Live

Latest News<p>Myst Online: Uru Live Again<p>Welcome back, again.<p>The Ages of <i>Uru</i> are available again. We’ve opened all the Ages, and added most of the …

THE NORMAL WELL-TEMPERED MIND

<b>THE NORMAL WELL-TEMPERED MIND</b><p>I'm trying to undo a mistake I made some years ago, and rethink the idea that the way to understand the mind is to take …

Physicists Discover Geometry Underlying Particle Physics

Physicists have discovered a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and challenges the notion …

Physics

Software Development Estimates, Where Do I Start?

For some reason many people discuss the problem of estimating software development timeframes without properly understanding the issue. There is a …

What are Maxwell's Equations?

How a Scottish physicist formulated the equations that showed us how to electrify the world<p>Maxwell's Equations first appeared in "A dynamical theory of the electromagnetic field", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, in 1865. These are the equations of light, the mathematical …

Two envelopes problem

The <b>two envelopes problem</b>, also known as the <b>exchange paradox</b>, is a brain teaser, puzzle, or paradox in logic, probability, and recreational …